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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A hole dug underground by a fox or rabbit. To dig an underground hole.

Usage examples (40)
  • Peter Rabbit hid in his warm burrow to escape Farmer MacGregor.
  • burrow through the forest
  • Saw the video a while back….anyone else notice how he called the burrow a “farm”.
  • The entrance to his burrow was a little to one side of the cabin door. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "borough" (town) had to "borrow" (receive a loan) a "burro" (donkey) to carry the soil away from the opening of the "burrow" (lair or den).
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